Community News July 2023
Your monthly update for the FlowFuse and Node-RED communities
Welcome to the FlowFuse newsletter for July 2023, a monthly roundup of what’s been happening with FlowFuse and the wider Node-RED community.
# New Release
Last week we released FlowFuse 1.9, featuring new API documentation available in the Swagger UI and the ability to customize Node-RED palettes.
Read about the details of FlowFuse 1.9 in our release announcement.
# Upcoming events
# How to deploy Node-RED to hundreds of PLCs and IoT edge devices
Our next webinar will be focused on the device management capabilities in the FlowFuse platform. Lots of companies are deploying Node-RED to PLCs and IIoT edge computers. FlowFuse allows these companies to scale and manage Node-RED deployment out to hundreds of these types of devices. Discover how during our next webinar.
Sign-up today to join us on July 27.
# From our Blog
The Next Step in Data Visualization - Announcing the Successor to the Node-RED Dashboard - FlowFuse announces plans to develop the next version of the Node-RED Dashboard project.
Node-RED as a No-Code Ethernet/IP to S7 Protocol Converter - A guide to using Node-RED for converting ethernet IP data to Siemens S7. Also a video version of the same content.
MQTT and its Role in IoT and Industrial IoT - A practical explainer on the role of MQTT in IoT use cases and how to connect with an MQTT broker in Node-RED.
Two new Node-RED Nodes Explained articles
# From the Community
Node-RED & Industry 4.0: The Future is Now - An informative panel discussion led by Walker Reynolds on the role of Node-RED in the future of Industry 4.0.
Node-RED Terminology - An explanation of the different Node-RED terminology.
# Join Our Team
FlowFuse is expanding our team. Check out the current openings:
- How to Use Private Custom Nodes in FlowFuse?
- Custom Vuetify components for Dashboard 2.0
- Updating our branding across GitHub, npm and Dockerhub
- How ChatGPT improves Node-RED Developer Experience
- Share & Preview Flows on flows.nodered.org